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Nov 8, 2012 4:00am PST
taken place. on the labor front, certain cities tend to be better than others when it comes to hiring young americans.a survey by payscale reveals gen-y and millennials aged 20-30 are more likely to find jobs in metroplitan areas. the number one city, the survey says, is seattle. wages have increased 4.4%, the median pay is 44 grand, and the area is famous for jobs in tech and engineering. houston also makes the grade, with pay also around $44,000. boston's young people earn around $46,000, but san francisco tops them all with a median pay of $51,000 per year. still to come, why men and women in uniform tend to have more problems with debt. we'll talk about solutions, later on. but first, how to give your small business "the edge." one restaurant owner explains how that helped him get through the recession. that's next with bill moller. i think the most common dream is to run your own business, and many times it's a restaurant, even though restaurants have the highest failure rate of all small businesses. but we're going to talk about a restaurant that is so fantastically succe
Nov 12, 2012 4:00am PST
east coast. atlantic city gambling revenues fell 20% due to casino closures. civil lawsuits have been filed against seven gas stations and one hotel in new jersey for price gouging. new jersey's attorney general says the state is investigating hundreds of other complaints. 250,000 cars were ruined by the storm. analysts say it could cause used car prices nationwide to go up by 1000 dollars. and, troubled homeowners caught in sandy's path are getting some help from the government. freddie mac and fannie mae will suspend evictions and foreclosures for 90 days in disaster areas. despite the summer drought, crop numbers are coming in better than expected. the u.s. agriculture department reports the soy bean crop recovered from the dry summer with a rainy fall. the ag department raised its forecast on corn production even though yields from heat-scorched crops remain at the lowest level since 2006. friday's crop report triggered across-the-board selling in the grain market, which eventually could trickle down to prices at the store. "it should stablize for feed ingredients, for example. th
Nov 14, 2012 4:00am PST
, cats and rabbits. l.a. is the largest city in the nation to enact such a measure. and from now on, such animals sold at pet stores will come from shelters or rescue groups. an electric moment for the winner of motor trend magazine's car-of-the-year: the tesla model s sedan is the winner for 2013 and it wasn't even close - it was a unanimous decision by the magazine's panel of 11 judges, who drove more than two dozen contenders. it marks the first time ever in the 64-year history of the award that a vehicle not powered by an internal combustion engine has been selected. "tesla will definitely get a boost from getting awards. what it does is reassure investors, and they need the investment, they need the up-front money. it's expensive to start a company, much less a company from scratch." the car, from tesla motors, which is based in palo alto, california, seats up to seven passengers and in government- certified tests can travel 265 miles on a single charge. straight ahead, whether you are at the head of your company or working your way up from the bottom, tips on how to stay on top of y
Nov 16, 2012 4:00am PST
eastern cities near or on the coast. that may create opportunity for western interests seeking china's consumers. "for u.s. companies, there will be more inexpensive labor, but there may also be opportunities to build infrastructure west where labor costs are cheaper mid-country than in the west." the imbalance of trade, accusations of an undervalued currency and protectionism are still challenges, but observers think conditions could improve within five years. bp will pay a record fine of $4.5 billion for the massive spill in the gulf. the oil giant is also pleading guilty to criminal charges in relation to the deaths of 11 workers and for lying to congress. the disaster happened in 2010 and is considered the worst offshore oil spill in u.s. history. the chairman of bp issued a statement saying: "we believe this resolution is in the best interest of bp and its shareholders." a seperate $7.8 billion settlement between bp and 100,000 businesses and other is under consideration in new orleans. trouble is cooking at hostess brands. in a drastic measure, the company gave its striking emplo
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